At least 43 people have been killed in flash floods and landslides in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, officials say.
“At least 35 people have been killed in a landslide in the town of Dalai in Raigad district. Uttam Thackeray.
“I have ordered the evacuation and evacuation of people living in areas prone to new landslides,” he said, before acknowledging that rescue efforts have been hampered by flood-damaged roads and bridges.
Authorities are forcing helicopters to use helicopters and waiting for rescued civilians on the roofs as water levels rise in the district, about 70 kilometers south of Mumbai.
In Satara district, at least eight people were killed and two were missing, local magistrate Shekhar Singh said in a report collected by a local agency. Years.
Satya Pradhan, director of the National Disaster Management Force (NDRF), said more than 150 people had been rescued in Chiplun by the floods that began last night. “The default is slowly returning,” Pradhan said on Twitter.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), some parts of Maharashtra and neighboring Madhya Pradesh and Telangana will continue to receive heavy rains today and tomorrow.
Floods and landslides occur frequently during the rainy season in India, as well as building collapses due to infrastructure, poor maintenance and corruption.
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